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New study: we're not getting enough vitamin D

Official vitamin D recommendations are way too low, and Scandinavians are not getting anywhere near enough vitamin D.

Mouse study: C-sections cause immune system malfunction

Experiments on mice indicate that natural delivery gives children a better and healthier immune system.

Dairy fat can help protect against type 2 diabetes

Eating dairy products can help people avoid contracting type 2 diabetes. Some researchers think the healthy ingredient is dairy fat.

In the hunt for obesity and diabetes genes

What roles do diets and genetics play in the development of obesity and diabetes?

Scientists discover harmful diabetes mechanism

Scientists finds mechanism that contributes to the development of type 1 diabetes and makes the disease more harmful. The new knowledge can be used to improve treatment and prevent the disease from actually developing.

Diabetes gene found on Greenland

Scientists find genetic variant among Greenlanders that greatly increases the risk of developing diabetes.

Danish scientists can soon predict which diseases you’ll get

Data from more than six million Danish patients has allowed scientists to map out how illnesses develop. In the future they will be able to predict which diseases will affect you.

Football can make your heart ten years younger

If you suffer from high blood pressure or type 2 diabetes, playing football could render blood pressure drugs unnecessary and make your heart younger and stronger, according to new research.

Aircraft noise linked to larger waistlines

Women and men living close to Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport are more likely to swell out in the middle than those further away.

A shot of gluten reduces risk of diabetes in mice

Mice treated with gluten have lower risk of developing type 1 diabetes. Could lead to vaccine against the widespread disease.